Explaining Excess Mortality in Scotland and Glasgow

  • Collins, Chik (CoPI)
  • McCartney, Gerry (PI)
  • Walsh, David (CoPI)
  • Batty, G. David (CoI)
  • Levitt, Ian (CoI)
  • Taulbut, Martin (CoI)

Project Details


This was a collaborative project focused on providing an explanation for the troubling phenomenon of increasing excess mortality in Scotland, and in particular Glasgow, in the later part of the 20th Century and the early decades of the 21st Century. The main contributors were David Walsh, Gerry McCartney and Chik Collins, together with others including G.David Batty, Ian Levitt and Martin Taulbut .
Effective start/end date16/06/08 → …

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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